About: Dieter Spöri

Former Bundestag MP Dieter Spöri
Global Europe 24-03-2014

EU’s acceptance of Ukraine’s radical Svoboda party is shameful

At the summit in Brussels last week, the EU accepted Ukraine’s interim government as a new partner; a government in which the radical right-wing Svoboda party plays a decisive role. Former German MP Dieter Spöri considers this move shameful, scandalous and politically dangerous – particularly for Germany's Social Democrats (SPD).
EU Elections 2014 22-11-2013

Great concern before European elections

More than ever, the EU must prepare itself for refusals to vote and protest votes during the upcoming European elections. Only a correction of course, initiated by the grand coalition in Germany, can prevent the progression of EU-sceptics and populists, writes Dieter Spöri.